Big Bear Valley, CA — The Big Bear Valley truly is a child-honoring community, as evidenced by local organizations’ participation in this week’s Senior Scholarship Awards at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center. The Class of 2010 received over $52,000 in scholarship awards in the June 7 ceremony. To follow is a list of those who supported our local seniors and the recipients, all of whom graduate from Big Bear High School in an outdoor ceremony on Friday, June 18 at 4pm: The American Association of University Women award to Katelyn McDonald; the American Legion Auxiliary award to Jeffrey Barker; Arrowhead Credit Union award to Michelle Ritenour; Bear Backers awards to Paige Sutherland, Eddie Muro, Drew Waner and Lauren Schour; Bear Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary award to Cassidy Tokunaga; Bear Valley Education Association Liston Caldwell Memorial awards to Drew Waner, Cassidy Tokunaga, Lauren Schour, Claire Hird, Amber Carpenter, Tyler Bumstead, Kimberly Begley, Shaughn Barr and Sara Chatham; Big Bear Lake Village Business Association award to Harry Takenaka; Big Bear Valley Contractors Association awards to Ryan McCord, Samuel Randazzo, Katherine Orphey and Sara Dubuque; Big Bear Group Sierra Club award to Cameron Musser; Big Bear Trail Riders awards to Ryan McCord and Tommy Wadden; Community Arts Theater Society awards to Juliana Hendricks and Ashley Harris; California School Employees Association awards to Katelyn Callaway, Claire Hird, Paige Sutherland and Christopher Thomas; Channel 6 award to Amber Carpenter; Elks Club awards to Cameron Musser, Kiersten Thomas, Mykhaylo Shumko, Eric Sprecher, Jake Murie and Allison Costley; Greg Lynch Memorial award to Kody Lynch; Hesperia Administrators, Managers and Supervisors award to Corbin Snyder; Hummingbird Project award to Shae Burk and Jonika Kelso; Imagine American Scholarship award to Katie Orphey; Interact Club awards to Hillary Crawford, Cameron Musser, Tyler Bumstead and Paige Sutherland; Jared Landaker Memorial awards to Josh Connelly, Kiersten Thomas and Kevin Magdiel; Kiwanis Club awards to Caroline Forry, Emma Hilliard, Lauren Schour, Cassidy Tokunaga, Raven Uhler and Drew Waner; Los Vaqueros Riding Club award to Shae Burk; Real Estate Board of Big Bear Lake Dave Pickard Memorial awards to Caroline Forry, Paige Sutherland and Cassidy Tokunaga; Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake Academic Achievement awards to Michelle Ritenour, Paige Sutherland, Cassidy Tokunaga, Hillary Crawford, Jake Murie and Cameron Musser; Soroptimists awards to Cameron Musser, Paige Sutherland, Elaine Flores, Michelle Ritenour, Ashley Rolston and Nicolette Yarber; and the Womens Club of Big Bear Lake awards to Cassidy Tokunaga and Katelyn McDonald. Congratulations, Bears!